Wat Trapang Thong is a central point of Old Sukhothai. Built on an island set inside a water reservoir, around the 14th century, it is accessible through some wooden bridges ans scenery and atmosphere is amazing.
In this ancient temple, still in use, stands out a great chedi and a footprint of Buddha.
Every year this complex, which also contains a more recent sanctuary, is the venue for the Loy Krathong festival. It is ideal for relaxing in the late afternoon, after a day of cycling through the historical park, considered by Unesco a world heritage site.
The complex is open from 6 am to 9 pm, everyday.
Location and how to get there:
This complex, located in the heart of the old city is close to the main entrance of the central sector of the historical park, as well as near the National Museum.